Suspected in irregularities Head of Komi Budget Committee searched
Headed the Committee in September 2016, the State Council Deputy is suspected of irregularities.
In Syktyvkar, security forces carried out searches at the Komi State Council Chairman of the Committee on Budget, Taxes and Economic Policy Igor Terentyev. He is suspected of irregularities. Investigative activities carry out at the place of residence and employment of the official, according to TASS citing its sources.
The Speaker of the regional State Council Nadezhda Dorofeeva confirmed the information about the searches.
"Yes, we were informed that the searches are carried out in the apartment (of Igor Terentyev in Syktyvkar) and now they are raiding his workplace", - she said.
According to the Investigative Committee, in 2011 Terentyev, being the Chief of the Fire Service and Civil Protection Department in Komi, made unrecorded cash fund and ordered the agency staff to transfer received “for the intensity and high results" money to this fund.
"In total, over the period 2012-2016 into the fund there were transferred more than 14 million rubles. Terentyev appropriated an amount of not less than 1.5 million rubles,"- said in a statement.
The issue of electing a preventive measure to the figurant is at stake.
Note that the 53-year-old Igor Terentyev was elected to the State Council of the Komi Republic in September 2015 from a single-mandate constituency. He headed the Budget Committee until September 2016.
The State Duma member is not happy about the fact that the budget surpluses that rolled in as a result of additional income following the oil and gas sales are being forwarded to the Russian National Wealth Fund.